News & media

May 29, 2019

Integrated Carer Support Services

The Department of Social Services has published a range of information on the upcoming Integrated Carers Support Services model.

Preview of 'Making your medication manageable'

May 28, 2019

Making your medication manageable

MedAdvisor has produced a free, easy-to-use app to help manage your own medications or those of the person you care for.

May 9, 2019

Greens' policy on Fair Work amendments good for carers

Provisions to redress a particular inequity in the current Act.

May 6, 2019

Labor’s new job tax incentive good for family and friend carers

Carers Australia is pleased that Labor's promised tax cuts for small businesses to create new jobs has a focus on family and friend carers.

May 4, 2019

Labor’s support for family and friend carers welcome

Carers Australia welcomes Labor's announcement of supports for carers

April 24, 2019

Federal Election: Commitments sought to improve the lives of carers

Carers Australia has identified six high priority issues of immediate concern which need to be addressed by the Federal Government.

April 17, 2019

Inquiry into Sleep Health Awareness important for the ongoing wellbeing of unpaid carers

Carers Australia has partnered with the Sleep Health Foundation to conduct research into the sleep deprivation facing carers.

April 3, 2019

Additional support for carers welcomed

Federal Government announces an additional $84.3 million to support family and friend carers

February 25, 2019

Carers Australia welcomes vote for Royal Commission into Disability Abuse

Previous enquiries have had limited effect.

February 7, 2019

Our Federal Budget Submission

Outlining a series of measures to support unpaid carers in the caring role.

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